Welcome to the B&MK Waterway Trust

The Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust was established in 1995 to promote the development of a  broad waterway park, which will link the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes to the river Great Ouse in Bedford through a series of waterway parks. It will include pathways and green space designed to meet the needs of all who enjoy rambling, walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding and those who simply like to chill out next to the waterway park.

Latest News

Press Release – Waterway Trust Awarded Grant

Bedford & Milton Keynes Waterway Trust has been awarded a grant of £8,300 by Central Bedfordshire Council Green Infrastructure Planning Obligations Fund to help fund its initiative to mark the route of the Waterway Park with thematic wood carvings and information points. The award will help to fund 3 benches and a number of carved … Continue reading “Press Release – Waterway Trust Awarded Grant”

Update on transfer of Environment Agency assets to the Canal and River Trust

At the AGM in June we heard from Peter Walker from the Canal and River Trust about the Environment Agency navigations transfer project which could see a number of important navigations transfer across to the canal and River Trust, including the Great Ouse in Bedford. The two organisations are working closely together on this project … Continue reading “Update on transfer of Environment Agency assets to the Canal and River Trust”

Waterway Park proposed at the heart of new villages

The Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Park could be the central feature which links a number of new villages south of Milton Keynes and in the Marston Vale. As one of its options for providing new homes Central Bedfordshire Council’s Local Plan consultation proposes a series of new villages in the Marston Vale and near … Continue reading “Waterway Park proposed at the heart of new villages”